CNN reporter Jim Acosta told President Trump to call on female reporters during a press conference in New York City Wednesday.
CNN reporter Jim Acosta asked President Trump whether “one of our female colleagues” could be called on after he questioned the president at a Wednesday press conference in New York City, prompting Trump to question Acosta's protocol request.
President Donald Trump held a rare solo press conference on Wednesday afternoon, and it went about as you'd expect.
Trump went head-to-head with CNN's Jim Acosta early on. Before even asking his question, Acosta asked if Trump would call on a female reporter next.
"If you don't mind, after I'm finished ... if one of our female colleagues could go that would be great," Acosta said. At that point in the conference, Trump had only called on male reporters for questions.
"What does he mean by...